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. notwithstanding, for the past few years, the nsa has gone wild and conducted domestic surveillance on literally every single american, all 320 million people who have a telephone. that is wrong and unconstitutional. our founding fathers were quite clear on this point. the nsa has made a mockery of that. host: the first call from our guest to as a law degree from
an nsa agents were literally passing around the tapes of phone sex that had been made by servicemen to their wives. apparently, none of the nsa gens conducting that so-called investigation or ever punished. that is an illustration of the
trainedess to that,trai and abetted analyst at the nsa. if the numbers are run and it looks like there is a problem, the report is made to the fbi. the fbi looks at it and if they want to collect content, they must get a probable cause warrant from the foreign intelligence surveillance court.
-- as some have projected. the phone records of all of us in this room reside in an nsa database. i have said repeatedly just because we have the ability to collect huge amounts of data does not mean that we should be doing so. the collection of internet meta- data was shut down because it
provide-- warrant to content. nsa has produced an declassified a chart. it has the 54 total event. it includes section 702 authority and section 215 authority. it shows the events disrupted a stunning combination of these two programs. 13 in the homeland. 25 in europe.
was and how you voted. guest: the amendment was a pipe part -- bipartisan effort to rein in the nsa stuff domestic surveillance in violation of the constitution. i voted for and lobbied my colleagues heavily for it. i was responsible for the drafting of the letter that i personally circulated to literally a couple of hundred of my colleagues on the floor of the house. i made the argument in favor of respecting the constitution and respecting the rights of americans to their privacy.
the nsa to send to the for its review the
requiring the nsa to send to the for its review the records of each query of the database as soon as it is practical so the court can determine the propriety of the query under the law. these are things that can be done to increase transparency, but not to stop the program. i believe, based on what i have seen and i read intelligence regularly, that we would place this nation in jeopardy if we eliminated these two programs.
of the nsa gens conducting that so-called investigation or ever punished. that is an illustration of the kind of abuse you can expect in a program that watches everyone all the time like a big brother. it cost a lot of money but few members of congress know how much it costs. as part of the so-called black budget, the budget that is kept secret even from members of congress, it is safe to say that it cost billions of dollars
call, every time i make a phone call, every time your listeners call into this show, the nsa gets a record of that call. that is what people are concerned about host: what is
false testament about the nsa surveillance program during a senate hearing in march. his office had removed a fact sheet after concerns were raised. i appreciate it is difficult talking about programs in public settings. the american people expect and deserve honest answers create it is difficult to get a straight
administration released new documents on wednesday on nsa surveillance programs surely before a senate committee hearing. officials from the fbi, nsa, and justice department testified about the use of the foreign intelligence surveillance act to gather information on u.s. citizens. this part of the hearing is under two hours. >> good morning. today, the issue of committee will scrutinize government surveillance programs conducted on the foreign intelligence surveillance act or if i said. in the years since september 11, congress has repeatedly expanded the scope of pfizer and has given the government sweeping new powers to collect information on law-abiding americans. we must consider whether those laws have gone too far. americans have learned that one of these authorities, section 215 of the usa patriot act has been secretly interpreted to authorize the collection of phone records on an unprecedented scale. information was leaked about section 702 of fisa, which authorizes the collection of to medications of foreigners overseas. i do not condone the way these and other highly classified progra
that obama surprise visits on capitol hill with the head of the nsa said it canceled the committee meeting with obama and would probably never will get that investigated. thank you. albuquerque, new mexico. . weler: we do not, president, have an entertainer. he is on the airplane all the time. when he was first elected he told the country then the republican sen -- can sit on the back of the bus, we won. i would like to see him work with not only the democrats but republicans. person,am a hispanic and they better be careful, because all they're doing is using us. want us to vote for him, and then he takes us and the behind. behind. us in the i am so disgusted. i am 75-years-old. i have never seen my country being run up like this. kids cannot find jobs. people -- men cannot support their wives and children any more. he is advocating food stamps and welfare. instead of doing that, why doesn't he put on his boots, tighten his pants, and work with everyone, not just the democrats, but everybody, black, white, hispanic -- whatever. what difference does it make what your race is? we are all ame
companies holding the records, rather than the nsa. as long as the government could get access. do you want to testify about that? is that a viable alternative? >> there are multiple implementations that could work. with that the score that against what we've seen at the top. we need to have the ability to, if you ask a question of the database where you have reasonable suspicion about a plot against the homeland, you want to check to see if there is a connection to the homeland. you need the brass within the database. when you get a response, you have found it in any particular location in the world. the breadth is important. so long as you do this in a timely way. --need to disrupt and from an operation that is in progress. there might be situations where you have time to take more time. we will have to think through whether or not our providers to meet that standard. finally, to the question that senator feinstein asked, our experience has shown that our intelligence, writ large, has a tail-off after five years. when you take a hard look at that and determine how long these things are ne
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